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An Introduction to Addison’s Disease

On top of your kidneys sit the adrenal glands — these are two thumb-sized triangular glands that are responsible for the production of several hormones, including adrenaline, cortisol and aldosterone.1 When the glands become physically damaged and cease to function normally, you may have a disorder called Addison’s disease. This is a rare but potentially… Read More »

Contraceptive Pills And Patches: An Introduction Posted By : Ian Caspar

In today’s society, men and women indulge in regular sexual activity, which often leads to complications such as unplanned pregnancy. Until recently, condoms have been the most popular and commonly used means of contraception. Sometimes, condom failures could lead to unintended pregnancy. Contraceptive methods were developed for women so they could have some control over… Read More »